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Identifying Potential Risks and Benefits of Using Cloud in Distributed Software Development [chapter]

Nilay Oza, Jürgen Münch, Juan Garbajosa, Agustin Yague, Eloy Gonzalez Ortega
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The objective of this paper is to identify potential benefits and risks of using cloud in a DSD project conducted by teams based in Helsinki and Madrid.  ...  Cloud-based infrastructure has been increasingly adopted by the industry in distributed software development (DSD) environments.  ...  The objective of this paper is to identify potential benefits and risks of using cloud in a DSD project conducted by teams based in Helsinki and Ma- drid.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-39259-7_19 fatcat:fljlvabbp5aephg7prn6m2uybu

Cloud-based support for global software engineering: potentials, risks, and gaps

Mohammed Al-qadhi, Jacky Keung
2014 Proceedings of the International Workshop on Innovative Software Development Methodologies and Practices - InnoSWDev 2014  
This paper outlines the potential benefits and risks of cloud computing to GSE and identifies some gaps that need to be addressed by cloud-based support towards more trustworthy and productive work environment  ...  However, GSE faces serious challenges related to the communication, coordination and provision of development environments for geographically distributed GSE sites, resulting in increased costs.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This research is supported in part by the City University of Hong Kong research fund (Project No. 7200354, 7003032). REFERENCES  ... 
doi:10.1145/2666581.2666583 dblp:conf/sigsoft/Al-qadhiK14 fatcat:bib4ezonbnf25fmcdbxjogjglm

An Assessment of the Risk of Service Supplier Bankruptcies as a Cybersecurity Threat [chapter]

Rebecca Parry
2021 Cybersecurity Threats with New Perspectives  
This cybersecurity risk has barely been touched upon in literature, since it lies at the intersection between law and computer science, both areas requiring high levels of specialist understanding, and  ...  this chapter is part of initial attempts to identify the threats presented.  ...  Lloyd's, an insurance provider, identified the potential risk most plainly: 'reliance on a relatively small number of companies has resulted in systemic risk for businesses using their services' .  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.95852 fatcat:etuhj4sgm5fxrdbhbysxhppv4a

Assessing Risks and Cloud Readiness in PaaS Environments

2019 International journal of recent technology and engineering  
This research primarily identifies various risks, threats, testing models and vulnerabilities in cloud computing environment.  ...  The cloud computing has utilization of pervasive or distributed models on demand access to highly configurable computing devices for fast provision and less management efforts.  ...   How risk management is implemented in cloud applications and how the cloud readiness of an application may be identified by a smart software.  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijrte.c1057.1083s19 fatcat:b4mcnwvptjgklhbl4zqw4szrzu

Cloud Migration: A Case Study of Migrating an Enterprise IT System to IaaS

Ali Khajeh-Hosseini, David Greenwood, Ian Sommerville
2010 2010 IEEE 3rd International Conference on Cloud Computing  
This case study illustrates the potential benefits and risks associated with the migration of an IT system in the oil & gas industry from an in-house data center to Amazon EC2 from a broad variety of stakeholder  ...  Our results show that the system infrastructure in the case study would have cost 37% less over 5 years on EC2, and using cloud computing could have potentially eliminated 21% of the support calls for  ...  Acknowledgements We thank the Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance (SICSA) and the EPSRC for funding the authors.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cloud.2010.37 dblp:conf/IEEEcloud/Khajeh-HosseiniGS10 fatcat:boedfze4u5gplk6a2vobmieyvq

Benefits Management of Cloud Computing Investments

Richard Greenwell, Xiaodong Liu, Kevin Chalmers
2014 International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications  
This paper examines investments in cloud computing using the Benefits Management approach.  ...  Case studies are used to describe a number of organizations approaches to benefits exploitation using cloud computing.  ...  There is a development risk as new software has to be created and a large financial commitment in staff and capability development is required.  ... 
doi:10.14569/ijacsa.2014.050701 fatcat:dlqmrorvzngi3cdodi5xab2izi

Benefits and Risks of Cloud Computing in E-Government Tasks: A Systematic Review

Arief Assaf, Ayub Wahab IisHamsir, Miftah Muhammad, I.H.A. Wahab, R. Mardian, A.P. Bayuseno
2021 E3S Web of Conferences  
In this paper, researchers conducted a systematic review (SR) research method to identify the 12 benefits and 8 risks of cloud computing in e-government affairs.  ...  The utilities of Cloud Computing have an essential role in e-government affairs because they can reduce the cost of using information technology services and allow users to access services anytime and  ...  MQ1: Identifying benefits of cloud computing Motivation in e-government task Question MQ2: Identifying risks of cloud computing in e-government task  ... 
doi:10.1051/e3sconf/202132804005 fatcat:m2nazqrh3zgb7g4pek2tymrsny

Security risk factors that influence cloud computing adoption in Saudi Arabia government agencies

Madini O. Alassafi, Abdulrahman Alharthi, Robert J. Walters, Gary B. Wills
2016 2016 International Conference on Information Society (i-Society)  
In order to promote the adoption of cloud computing, it is important to recognize that an important and specific issue related to cloud computing is the potential and perceived security risks posed by  ...  Cloud computing technologies play a substantial role in public organizations and private sector companies since it reduces the cost of using information technology services and allows users to access the  ...  Furthermore, the security risks have potential influence on the acceptance of cloud computing in most of the world.  ... 
doi:10.1109/i-society.2016.7854165 fatcat:lbraexsvfjcgdnq7unwfhxdrwa

Recommendations and Best Practices for Cloud Enterprise Security

Muthu Ramachandran, Victor Chang
2014 2014 IEEE 6th International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science  
In particular, Enterprise Cloud data and Enterprise Cloud storage technologies have become more commonly used in organization that adopt Cloud Computing.  ...  Enterprise Cloud computing has established its businesses and software as a service paradigm is increasing its demand for more services.  ...  This also considers developing software applications with BSI. B. Definitions In this section, we explain definitions of key security terms used in the Enterprise Cloud security.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cloudcom.2014.105 dblp:conf/cloudcom/RamachandranC14 fatcat:ofss7oa3nrbrphj75i4wbk2ody

The Cloud Adoption Toolkit: Addressing the Challenges of Cloud Adoption in Enterprise [article]

Ali Khajeh-Hosseini, David Greenwood, James W. Smith, Ian Sommerville
2010 arXiv   pre-print
We conclude that the Cloud Adoption Toolkit, whilst still under development, shows signs that it is a useful tool for decision makers as it helps address the feasibility challenges of cloud adoption in  ...  work to address the feasibility challenges of cloud adoption in the enterprise; iii) introduces the Cloud Adoption Toolkit that provides a framework to support decision makers in identifying their concerns  ...  Acknowledgements We thank the Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance (SICSA) and the EPSRC for funding the authors.  ... 
arXiv:1003.3866v2 fatcat:my3p6ae7ifcgzk2d36tl2if2pm

Scada systems in the cloud and fog environments: Migration scenarios and security issues

Mirjana Stojanovic, Slavica Bostjancic-Rakas, Jasna Markovic-Petrovic
2019 Facta universitatis - series Electronics and Energetics  
Benefits of cloud-based SCADA systems mainly refer to improving economic efficiency. We further address migration risks, with regards to quality of service and cyber security.  ...  Challenges in security provisioning encompass security solutions, risk management and test environment.  ...  Acknowledgement: The paper is a part of the research funded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of Serbia, within the projects TR 32025 and TR 36002.  ... 
doi:10.2298/fuee1903345s fatcat:5vp23xztkvb6nl6u7hmipqigdi

Using the Cloud to Facilitate Global Software Development Challenges

Sajid Ibrahim Hashmi, Viktor Clerc, Maryam Razavian, Christina Manteli, Damian Andrew Tamburri, Patricia Lago, Elisabetta Di Nitto, Ita Richardson
2011 2011 IEEE Sixth International Conference on Global Software Engineering Workshop  
With the expansion of national markets beyond geographical limits, success of any business often depends on using software for competitive advantage.  ...  The advent of the internet has supported GSD by bringing new concepts and opportunities resulting in benefits such as scalability, flexibility, independence, reduced cost, resource pools, and usage tracking  ...  SOA as a product is developed, run, and distributed globally. The idea is to identify different types and domains of GSD issues and investigate the potential of the cloud to address those. C.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icgse-w.2011.19 dblp:conf/icgse/HashmiCRMTLNR11 fatcat:4p2gmp22xbhwjafpsznivbxbs4

Cloud Computing: How does it differ from IT outsourcing and what are the implications for practice and research?

Ogan M. Yigitbasioglu, Kim Mackenzie, Rouhshi Low
2013 International Journal of Digital Accounting Research  
We review the literature and develop a framework that highlights the demand for the CC service, benefits, risks, as well as risk mitigation strategies that are likely to influence the success of the service  ...  This paper provides guidelines for (potential) cloud computing users with respect to the outsourcing decision, vendor selection, service-level-agreements, and other issues that need to be addressed when  ...  Taking this approach, we identify and focus on the potential benefits, risks, and mitigation strategies to increase the likelihood of ITO success.  ... 
doi:10.4192/1577-8517-v13_4 fatcat:paa5psalyzclbjqofrzzoxnsfu

Cloud Accounting In Romania. A Literature Review

Maria Cristina Bosoteanu
2016 Risk in Contemporary Economy  
Thus it emerged and was operationalized at the organizational level, cloud accounting (software). The objective of this article is a literature review on the cloud accounting in Romania.  ...  Fast evolution of information technologies in recent years radically changed organizational processes and systems architecture. One of these technologies, developed since 2006, is cloud computing.  ...  Compared to the benefits identified in the previous article, the same authors (Dimitriu and Matthew, 2015b) added ease to use and intuitive design and usability of trial versions, which can assist in identifying  ... 
doaj:8d66c02384dc4d95a8894fe7f0fce938 fatcat:5ytnemr75fbnxf5hxwha3bnylm

An Approach for Secure Data Storage in Cloud Environment

M. Gobi
2013 International Journal of Computer and Communication Engineering  
This paper proposes a scheme for enhancing the data authenticity, privacy and integrity of cloud data with the aid of an encryption scheme and a hash function which uses message digest.  ...  It also provides facilities for users to develop, deploy and manage their applications 'on the cloud', which entails virtualization of resources that maintains and manages itself.  ...  PaaS enables customers to use the Cloud Service Provider's cloud infrastructure to deploy web applications and other software developed by the customer using programming languages supported by the Cloud  ... 
doi:10.7763/ijcce.2013.v2.171 fatcat:k5367biwefemjc75mbhplxuohu
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